School Counseling Team 2021-2022

Lauren Heller:
Katie Choi (Monday-Tuesday):
PWCS Office of Student Services:  

How to Stay Connected With Your School Counselor

School Counselors are available to provide consultation and to connect parents/students with outside resources. Please call the school at (703) 670-2885 or send an email to connect with the school counselor.

Limits of Confidentiality 

PWCS school counselors recognize that students and parents or guardians have a right to know the limits of confidentiality. Please see  PWCS Regulation 651-2  regarding information on the confidentiality of student-disclosed information.


PWCS cares deeply about students’ emotional well-being during their time away from school.  If a student is in need of emotional support during this time, please feel free to send an e-mail to  A school mental health or health professional will answer and offer virtual support to students to the best of their ability.  This e-mail is not to be used for emergency situations as it will not be monitored 24 hours a day.  If a student is ever in an emergency situation he/she is encouraged to call 911 or utilize one of the resources listed below:

Emergency Resources:

ACTS Helpline                                               703.368.4141

1.800.SUICIDE (24-hour hotline)               1.800.784.2433

Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline)         741741   

PWC Child Protective Services Hotline     703.792.4200

PWC Community Services Board               703.792.7800